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Manley Peterson
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The Impossible Fortress - Book Review
I really enjoyed The Impossible Fortress  by Jason Rekulak . The story is based around the same time that I grew up, so I appreciated and recognized lots of the historical details and setting in the story. Plus, I like technology and games and programming, ...

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A Nice Review for Bloated Goat
Just tooting my own horn here. Bloated Goat  received a nice 5-star review on Amazon from a reader. Tanya says, " This guy has talent! Holy cow, I was laughing so hard I cried & my tummy was aching. I loved every page of this book. Interesting story and gre...

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Time Traveling with a Hamster
Time Traveling with a Hamster  is a good book. I just finished reading it. I enjoyed the character development and plot. It had an interesting take on time travel and kept things moving along at a good clip. Its one of those weird books that is over 400 pag...

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Halloween 2016 (hey, that rhymes!)
How about some cheap Halloween-flavored eBooks to scratch your reading itch? Granny Gruesome: Nursery Rhymes to Terrify Children Granny Gruesome 2: Thoughts and Observations to Terrify Adults Camp Chin-up Night at the Nursing Home Beware the Blue Hubbard Mi...

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30 Minute Run PR
I hit another milestone PR that I was running for this summer. I was gunning for the elusive (to me anyway) 4 miles in 30 minutes or less. I had flirted with it a few times this summer with separate attempts of 3.85 miles and 3.92 miles in 30 minutes. But f...

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August 2016 - Great Month for Running PRs
Well, setting aside the awful humidity, bugs, and rain days, August 2016 was a pretty good running month. I set a PR in each of these races: 1K, 1 Mile, 5K, 10K, and half-marathon. The culmination (and my happiest moment) just happened to come on the last d...

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New 5K PR
I have been trying to run just about every day this summer. One of my goals was to lower my 5K PR. It has been standing at 24:00 for about three years. Well, I've had success this summer with slowly lowering my time through June, July, and August. Yesterday...

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Shattered 10K PR
It was a perfect morning for running. Clouds in the sky, gentle breeze, and 60-ish degrees. My previous 10K PR was set 11 days ago. It was 51:17. Today, I ran hard and was determined to get close to 50:00. I ended up finishing with 49:04. It completely shat...

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Batman 1966 - Enough Said
We've been watching random episodes of Batman 1966 (TV series) for the last year. I can't remember which episode we watched first, but I remember my initial reaction going something like this: "What the...? Batman would never say that. Are you kidding me? T...

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Fun Halloween Books for Kids and Adults
Here are some fun Halloween-themed books for kids and scary-themed books for adults available on Amazon Kindle: Young Children: Simple Monsters is a colorful children's picture book for ages 0 to 5. It has twelve original illustrations of silly monsters and...
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